2 CHRONICLES 15:3

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.”

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2 Chronicles 15:3 Translation & Meaning

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Now for a long רַבִּ֖ים Abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality) Now long
season וְיָמִ֥ים A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) season
Israel לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
hath been (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
without לְלֹ֣א׀ Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles without
the true אֱמֶ֗ת Stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness true
God, אֱלֹהֵ֣י Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
and without וּלְלֹ֛א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles without
a teaching מוֹרֶ֖ה Properly, to flow as water (i.e., to rain); transitively, to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e., to shoot); figuratively, to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach teaching
priest, כֹּהֵ֥ן Literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) priest
and without וּלְלֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles without
law. תוֹרָֽה׃ A precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch law

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  • 1  And the Spirit of God came upon Azariah the son of Oded:

  • 2  And he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; The Lord is with you, while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.

  • 3  Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

  • 4  But when they in their trouble did turn unto the Lord God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.

  • 5  And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the countries.




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